As a provider of web security services to thousands of customers worldwide, Incapsula benefits from a broad view of the threat landscape. From our unique vantage point, we’d like to offer some insights into the top three mega vulnerabilities of 2014 – namely, Heartbleed, Shellshock and Poodle.
What makes these mega vulnerabilities special is that unlike most vulnerabilities that are specific to a particular OS, browser or software application, these three relate to the core Internet infrastructure (e.g., SSL and Linux devices) and, in essence, affect just about every connected device owner and every Internet user on the globe.
We believe it’s very important to raise awareness regarding these types of mega vulnerabilities. With a huge number of systems affected worldwide, their appeal to hackers is almost irresistible and even with multiple patches and solutions out there, plenty of under-maintained systems are still vulnerable, even as we speak...Read more »